Mistakes That Could Shorten Your Dog’s Life

Being Aggressive Towards The Dog

#22 Being Aggressive Towards The Dog

While some owners believe in training dogs on a reward system, some still believe punishment is the way to go.

Barking at the dog, throwing things at it, and being overall strict and unkind will only have a negative effect on the dog and feed fear-functioning model. Over time some dogs can be scared into learning tricks but it will never be a healthy relationship.

This kind of behavior stunts their mental growth and can be detrimental for rescue and stray dogs that may actually start manifesting and displaying physical symptoms such as shivering as a coping mechanism.

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